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So that begs the question.
Anybody make an offset crank key so you dont have to move the gear ?
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Looks good,would like to see one installed though.
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never seen the key on the xl, some bt cams could with modification. looking at hammer post, basically the same info I got from a xl build book years back. for street, straight up is the way to go, need boost???slip in stealth nitrous.


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Gets more interesting by the moment ! Thanks Bustert !
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I know Hammer has touched on this in the past but is the only correction to move the gear on the #2 Cam
Or am I just making too big a deal of this ?
Well, the #2 cam does turn all the others, so that practice does make perfect sense for adjusting total timing.
Does sound like a big deal and worthy as so. Machine work gets my attention
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#2 drives off the crank so if we move the pinion gear it moves all the cams !
My other issue is the small contact area from pinion gear to key.
Seems like a good reason to weld the pump drive and pinion gears together ?
Of course the Bronze pump gear would not tolerate that !
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Some of our venders need to come up with a clear crank cover for rotation inspection during a build. That would be very helpful while inspecting cam rotation/ positioning.
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#2 drives off the crank so if we move the pinion gear it moves all the cams !
My other issue is the small contact area from pinion gear to key.
Seems like a good reason to weld the pump drive and pinion gears together ?
Of course the Bronze pump gear would not tolerate that !
That settles it then, an assortment of degree'd pinion gears for fine tuning cams. Sounds good to me. The key isn't still called a 'shear key' so theoretically it breaks before the pinion/ crank does? Bad Ju Ju
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Be interesting when I get my gear cover back from buddy who is cutting it up !
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